December 18, 1924 – January 14, 2010
Bernice (Bea) Florence Frances Fraser of Calgary passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at the age of 85 years.
Bea enjoyed reading, golfing, playing bridge and socializing with friends. Her family will greatly miss her support, thoughtfulness and delicious baking.
Bea is survived by her loving husband of sixty-five years, Don; sons, Don (Charlene) of Calgary, AB, Iain (Lynne) of Bassano, AB; special grandchildren, Donald, Mairi, Tim, Scott and Ross; sisters Marj (Bill) Sykes of Edmonton, AB, and Marion Marchant (Graham Pfister) of Vancouver, BC; brother Gordon (Elsie) Wintermute of Saskatoon, SK; and many loving nieces and nephews. Bea was predeceased by her parents, Joe and Elsie Wintermute, and her sister Genevieve Dare.
A Celebration of Bea’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E. Calgary) on Friday, January 22, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433 or to the Chinook Hospice, 1261 Glenmore Trail S.W., Calgary AB T2V 4Y8, Telephone: (403 258-0040.
The family would like to thank the Palliative Home Care nurses and We Care staff. Their tender and compassionate care allowed Bea to fulfill her wish to remain in her home. We also thank the Chinook Hospice staff for the gentle and compassionate care in her final days.
In living memory of Bea Fraser, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. CALGARY Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences